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Pope Francis is at the Congress of the International Forum of the Azione Cattolica

April 26, 2017
This week, at the Synod Hall of the Vatican, Pope Francis meets with participants of the II International Congress on Catholic Action. The theme of the congress is “Catholic Action is Mission, with all and for all” and it is organized by the Catholic Action International Forum and by Catholic Action Italy, in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Laity, Family and Life.
Pope Francis will address the congress in the morning of Thursday, April 27. The participants will go on to take part in the XVI National Assembly for Italian Catholic Action from April 28 and May 1. On April 30th there will be a large gathering in St. Peter’s Square with the Holy Father.

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